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Tetovo

Tetovo
Administration
Full nameTetovo
Native nameТетово
Tetova
CountryRepublic of Macedonia
MunicipalityTetovo municipality
Geography
Total Area412.2 sq mi (1068 km2)
Elevation1535.4 ft (468 m)
Demography
Total Population86580 (2002)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code1200
Area code+389 044
Car platesTE

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Tetovo ( , -mkˈtɛtɔvɔMk-Tetovo is a city in the northwestern part of Macedonia, built on the foothills of Šar Mountain and divided by the Pena River.

The city covers an area of 1080 km2 (417 sqmi) at 468 m (1535.4 ft) above sea level, with a population of 86,580 citizens in the municipality. Tetovo is home to the State University of Tetovo and South East European University. The city of Tetovo is the seat of Tetovo Municipality.

The home of several ethnic Albanian political parties and a population in which Albanians form a majority, Tetovo has become the unofficial capital of a predominantly Albanian region which extends in an arc from Skopje to Ohrid. It is also home to the National Democratic Party, an Albanian nationalist political entity.


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